Attuned
Attune At*tune", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Attuned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Attuning}.] [Pref. ad- + tune.] [1913 Webster] 1. To tune or put in tune; to make melodious; to adjust, as one sound or musical instrument to another; as, to attune the voice to a harp. [1913 Webster]

2. To arrange fitly; to make accordant. [1913 Webster]

Wake to energy each social aim, Attuned spontaneous to the will of Jove. --Beattie. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • attuned — [[t]ətju͟ːnd, AM ətu͟ːnd[/t]] 1) ADJ: v link ADJ to n If you are attuned to something, you can understand and appreciate it. I have become attuned to Carlisle s industrial past... He seemed unusually attuned to people s feelings. 2) ADJ GRADED: v …   English dictionary

  • attuned — at|tuned [əˈtju:nd US əˈtu:nd] adj [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: tune] be/become attuned to sth to be or become familiar with the way someone thinks or behaves so that you can react to them in a suitable way ▪ British companies still aren t really… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • attuned — at|tuned [ ə tund ] adjective never before noun familiar with something and able to deal with it in a sensitive way: The company needs people who are attuned to today s youth culture …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • attuned — adjective (not before noun) familiar with the way someone thinks or behaves so that you can react to them in a suitable way (+ to): British companies still aren t really attuned to the needs of the Japanese market …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • attuned — un·attuned; …   English syllables

  • attuned — UK [əˈtjuːnd] / US [əˈtund] adjective [never before noun] familiar with something and able to deal with it in a sensitive way The company needs people who are attuned to today s youth culture …   English dictionary

  • attuned — adjective a) tuned to the correct pitch b) brought into harmony …   Wiktionary

  • attuned — Synonyms and related words: accordant, according, agreeable, agreeing, akin, amicable, assonant, assonantal, at one, blended, blending, chiming, compatible, concordant, congenial, consonant, corresponding, empathetic, empathic, en rapport,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • attuned — adj. adjusted to blend harmoniously, assonant, blended; coordinated at·tune || É™ tjuːn v. fit, harmonize; adjust, coordinate …   English contemporary dictionary

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